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Get Selected Object Example (VBA)

This example shows how to select and get that object in a SolidWorks document. It is assumed that you have an open SolidWorks document.



Option Explicit


Dim swApp As SldWorks.SldWorks

Dim Model As ModelDoc2

Dim feature As feature

Dim boolstatus As Variant


Sub main()


Set swApp = Application.SldWorks

Set Model = swApp.ActiveDoc


' Select the feature named "Extrude1"

boolstatus = Model.Extension.SelectByID2("Extrude1", "BODYFEATURE", 0, 0, 0, False, 0, Nothing, swSelectOptionDefault)


' If the selection was successful, that is, "Extrude1" was

' selected and it is a "BODYFEATURE", then get that feature; otherwise,

' indicate failure

If boolstatus = True Then

    Dim SelMgr As SelectionMgr

    Set SelMgr = Model.SelectionManager

    Set feature = SelMgr.GetSelectedObject6(1, 0)

    Debug.Print feature.Name


    Debug.Print "Error"

End If


End Sub

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